Fact: Empathy is one of the characteristics
of extreme intelligence.
is global, unified and protean.
Intelligence observed at the local level seems multiple.
Chameleon Effect: The protean aspect of
intelligence especially when this one is provided with a structure of
complex mind enables it to create mental models which simulate the reality
of others. By this way, the being approaches so close to others' nature
that this last is persuaded to be facing a similar person. Whereas the
situation would be identical with another person who would be different
from the first.
Pygmalion Effect: Effect that
the prediction of an event at a person implied in the situation, exerts on
the realization of the prediction.
formulation (A. Rosenthal and Jacobson) : The prediction made by an
individual A on an individual B ends up being realized, that it is only in
the spirit of A, or - by a subtle and sometimes unexpected process - by a
modification of the real behavior of B under the pressure of waitings of
Theorem: In promethean intelligence the
combination of Chameleon effect and Pygmalion effect generates altruism.
Proof: Promethean intelligence is the mental
realization of a daring humanism which works for the benefit of humanity.
Within this framework, the mind is a means of metamorphosing the world
against the entropy. Therefore the awakening of the superiority of the
group on the set, the cognitive capacity via the Chameleon effect to
perceive the intrinsic nature of others and the effective will via the
Pygmalion effect to see in others a component of humanity generates via an
irreversible process the need for helping others i.e. the concept of
Corollary (Céline) : Chez les
sujets d'élite, plus d'altruisme que d'égoisme.
Corollary (Schopenhauer) : Universal Compassion
is the only guarantee of Morality.
- N. Lygeros : M-classification. Perfection 1 01/2000.
- N. Lygeros, J. Martinez : An Exegesis of Promethean Myth. Perfection